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Police Blotter: 12 May 2009

Police Blotter: 12 May 2009

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Man questioned in prostitute attack

A Nigerian man accused of severely injuring a prostitute on Saturday has been detained by immigration police for questioning in connection with the incident. The man alleged that the woman stole US$1,000 from him while he slept at Angkor Meas guesthouse in the capital's Sen Sok district.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Chief accuses man of raping child

A village chief in Banteay Meas district, Kampot province, has accused a man of fathering a child with his 16-year-old daughter. The chief said he noticed that the girl was pregnant and did not know of anyone else with whom she could have had sexual relations. All parties spoke on condition of anonymity.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Police fail to catch necklace thief

Chung Thimikeuv, 35, a coffee shop owner from Samrong commune, Chantrea district, Svay Rieng province, reported that her necklace was stolen while she was clearing dishes on Thursday. Police said they fired three shots into the air when they arrived at the scene but failed to capture the thief.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

OF RAPE CHARGES AND RECONCILIATION

Police have accused Kim Chhoen, 25, who lives in Boeung Basak village, Kampong Cham province, of raping his ex-wife on Saturday after breaking into her house while intoxicated.  The suspect was found hiding in a nearby forest. Since the accusations were made, the couple has reportedly agreed to get back together.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MAN ACCUSED OF ROBBERY IN B'BANG

Tun Vannak, 22, has been arrested in connection with a robbery on Wednesday in Samlot commune, Battambang province. Police said they received a noise complaint from the victim's house and caught the suspected robber while responding to the complaint.  
KOH SANTEPHEAP

FORMER SOLDIER KEEPS RIFLE

Van Sorn, 47, was charged with possession of an illegal weapon on Thursday. The former soldier allegedly confessed that he and a friend had decided to keep their military rifles.  
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

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